Traders Revving Their Engines as Stock Reaches Most Active List: Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY)

Early action on shares of Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY) puts the stock on today’s active list. At press time, the stock had seen a change of 2.74% from the opening price. Monitoring recent stock trading activity, the stock price has reached $71.36. Company shares have been recently noted at -8.40% off of the 52 week high and 26.30% away from the 52 week low. Narrowing in closer, the stock is -5.61% off of the 50 day high and 10.86% removed from the 50 day low.

Analyst Views

Sell side analysts that regularly cover the stock have provided price targets and recommendations on Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY). According to First Call, the consensus price target for the company is $77.71. The consensus recommendation provided by analysts is currently 2.50. This number is based on a scale from 1 to 5. Analysts rating the company a 1 or 2 indicate a Buy recommendation. Analysts rating the company a 4 or 5 indicate a Sell recommendation. Analysts rating the company a 3 indicate a Hold recommendation.

Past Stock Performance

Year to date performance for Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY) sits at 3.02%. For the quarter, the stock has changed -12.34%. Monthly stock performance comes in at -8.23%. Looking a little bit closer, performance over the past week is -2.40%.